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4:10 PM ET, September 23, 2019

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David Leonhardt / New York Times:
Donald Trump vs. the United States of America  —  The full picture reveals a man who presents a clear and present danger to the country.  —  Sometimes it's worth stepping back to look at the full picture.  —  He has pressured a foreign leader to interfere in the 2020 American presidential election.
Discussion: Raw Story and Hullabaloo
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Daniel W. Drezner / Washington Post:
The strategic case for impeaching President Trump  —  Welcome to some zero-sum game theory.  —  The facts are dribbling out about President Trump's efforts to seek official foreign assistance to take actions that would harm his domestic political rivals.  Those facts are rather appalling …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
It's time, Speaker Pelosi  —  Let's imagine for the moment a hypothetical in which Nancy Pelosi continues along the current course, keeping it somewhat vague on her final intentions until, in the end, the drive to impeach President Trump concludes without the Speaker endorsing or allowing any full House vote on impeachment articles.
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Trump just poured rocket fuel on the impeachment fire  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  IMPEACHMENT IS BECOMING more and more likely.  Some will tell you it's approaching a certainty.  Think of it this way: President DONALD TRUMP has just admitted that he — the president of the United States …
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
Nancy Pelosi's Failure to Launch
Discussion: CNN, Breitbart and Occupy Democrats
Rex Huppke / Chicago Tribune:   Column: Trump pulls ‘reverse-Nixon’ over Ukraine call: ‘I AM A CROOK!’
Rebecca Shabad / NBC News:
Impeachment pressure escalates as Democrats demand release of whistleblower's Trump complaint
Discussion: Fox News, Common Dreams and Daily Kos
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
How the Media Helped Trump Carry Out His Ukraine Smear  —  On May 1, the New York Times published a story that contained the most important facets of the Ukraine story.  The Times reported that President Trump, through his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was pressing Ukraine's government to investigate Joe Biden.
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Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Trump just inched toward spilling the beans on Ukraine  —  President Trump's lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani has been defending his client as if Trump offered Ukraine a quid pro quo in exchange for investigating their political opponents.  Yet this weekend, Trump denied pressuring Ukraine to do anything.
Caitlin Webber / Bloomberg:
Giuliani Says He Can't Guarantee That Trump Didn't Threaten Ukraine Aid
Discussion: Mother Jones
John Wagner / Washington Post:
GOP rival Bill Weld says Trump has committed ‘treason, pure and simple’
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Trump Blurts Out to Reporters That He Pressured Ukraine to Smear Biden
Discussion: RedState, Vox and NPR
Fox News:
Source says whistleblower didn't have ‘firsthand knowledge’ of Trump call with Ukraine president
Discussion: Townhall and Daily Wire
Tim Miller / The Bulwark:
Truth, Lies, and the Nonsense Trump-Biden-Ukraine False Equivalency
Ilya Zhegulev / Reuters:
Ukraine wants to stay out of U.S. domestic politics: presidential official
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
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Quint Forgey / Politico:
Graham urges Trump to release more details of call with Ukrainian president  —  Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday repeatedly encouraged President Donald Trump to release further details of his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, during which Trump reportedly pressured …
Mike Levine / ABC News:
FBI arrests Army soldier who allegedly discussed plans to bomb major American news network  —  The FBI has arrested a U.S. soldier who allegedly discussed plans to bomb a major American news network, planned to travel to Ukraine to fight with violent far-right group Azov Battalion …
Sahil Kapur / Bloomberg:
Biden-Linked Firm Tests Messages to Undercut ‘Medicare for All’  — Candidates split on system that abolishes private insurance  — Claims about cost seen as most effective with voters  —  A new poll by a firm linked to Joe Biden is testing messages designed to undercut support among Democrats …
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Matthew Yglesias / Vox:   Democrats are stuck in a doom loop of premature polling
Julie Pace / Associated Press:   Analysis: Trump's tactics leave Dems looking for answers
Michael E. Miller / Washington Post:
Immigrant kids fill this town's schools.  Their bus driver is leading the backlash.  —  WORTHINGTON, Minn. — It was the first day of school, so Don Brink was behind the wheel of his bus, its yellow paint glistening in the drizzling dawn.  Wearing jeans and a John Deere cap …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Trump says he is worthy of a Nobel Prize ‘for a lot of things’ — but isn't treated fairly  —  President Trump claimed Monday that he deserves a Nobel Prize for “a lot of things” but complained that the committee that hands out the awards does so unfairly.  —  The comment came during …
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Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:   Trump claims Nobel Peace Prize is rigged against him
Osita Nwanevu / New Republic:
The “Cancel Culture” Con  —  On April 1, 1964, Herbert Ruhe, an ex-CIA agent formerly stationed in Vietnam, submitted a surveillance report to the office of the Manhattan District Attorney about a person of interest to city officials.  On the basis of the material Ruhe had gathered the previous night …
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
DNC raises threshold to make November debate stage  —  The Democratic National Committee has slightly raised the bar to qualify for the November primary debate in a move unlikely to significantly reduce the number of participating candidates.  —  Candidates will need to clear 3 percent …
Benjamin Mueller / New York Times:
Boris Johnson Faces a New Scandal, and ‘People See Blood in the Water’  —  LONDON — On Prime Minister Boris Johnson's turbulent path to Downing Street, serial philandering and ethical sloppiness became part of his schtick, blots on a career so chaotic and beguiling that the British public always seemed to forgive the mistakes.
Ben Jacobs / Jewish Insider:
Pete Buttigieg: College football is ‘problematic’  —  The Notre Dame fan and presidential hopeful thinks the amateur model 'isn't fair anymore'  —  ELKADER, IOWA — Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said he had moral qualms about being a college football fan and found it “problematic” on Monday.
Popular Information:
Massive “I Love America” Facebook page, pushing pro-Trump propaganda, is run by Ukrainians  —  The “I Love America” Facebook page boasts 1.1 million fans, with viral content that reaches more Facebook users than some of the largest media outlets in the United States.
Ott Ummelas / Bloomberg:
Police Begin Search After Danske's Ex-CEO in Estonia Goes Missing  —  Police in Estonia are looking for the man who used to run the Danske Bank unit now at the center of a money-laundering scandal that's triggered multiple criminal investigations.  —  Aivar Rehe, who was the chief executive officer …
Miriam Elder / BuzzFeed News:
Two #MeToo Books Were Just Published.  One Is Great.  The Other Shows You What Not To Do.  —  Early in She Said, the new book by New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey on their investigation into Harvey Weinstein, the reporters describe the way that he-said/she-said dynamics prevent stories …
Discussion: CNSNews
 
 
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Andrew O'Reilly / Fox News:
Trump slams world leaders for religious freedom hypocrisy, commits $25M to the cause at UN summit
Discussion: Breitbart
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Republican National Committee paid over $160,000 to law firm defending Corey Lewandowski a month …
Discussion: Political Wire
Kerry Picket / Washington Examiner:
‘Doug Jones is a racist’: Senator accused by fellow Democrat of wanting black Alabama officials to ‘pick the cotton’
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Randi Weingarten / Politico:
The false choice over “Medicare for All”
Andrew Duehren / Wall Street Journal:
Primary Challenges Complicate GOP's Hold on the Senate
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Dareh Gregorian / NBC News:
‘Off the charts’: White House turnover is breaking records
Discussion: Shareblue Media and Axios
Darren Samuelsohn / Politico:
Trump's team is trying to stop impeachment before it starts